Birthdays in History on November 3

  • 39 Lucan, Cordova Spain, Latin poet (Bellum Civile)
  • 1470 Edward V, King of England (Apr 9-Jun 25 1483)
  • 1560 Annibale Carracci, Italian painter (d. 1609)
  • 1604 Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22)
  • 1611 Henry Ireton, English general/MP (Edgehill)
  • 1618 Aurangzeb, [Alamgir], Emperor of India (1658-1707)
  • 1619 Willem Kalf, Rotterdam Neth, painter (still lifes)
  • 1621 Renatus Rapinus, [René Rapin], French jesuit/poet (Hortorum libri IV)
  • 1633 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (d. 1714)
  • 1718 John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, British statesman who claimed to have invented the sandwich, born in Chiswick, England (d. 1792)
  • 1736 Christian Brunings, Dutch hydraulic engineer
  • 1749 Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (d. 1819)
  • 1753 August G Meissner, German author

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1793 Stephen F. Austin, Founded and helped colonize the US state of Texas, born in Austinville, Virginia (d. 1836)

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin
  • 1794 William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)
  • 1798 Mason James Murray, (Confederacy), (d. 1871)
  • 1799 William Sprague III, American politician from Rhode Island (d. 1856)
  • 1801 Karl Baedeker, Germany, published travel books
  • 1815 John Mitchel, Irish nationalist (Jail Journal), born in Camnish, County Londonderry (d. 1875)
  • 1816 Jubal Anderson Early, Lt General (Confederate Army), (d. 1894)
  • 1818 Gustavus Adolphus DeRussy, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), (d. 1891)
  • 1826 Jasper Adalmorn Maltby, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1867)
  • 1830 Esten Cooke, John (Confederate Army), (d. 1886)
  • 1830 Jacob M van Bemmelen, Dutch physicist/chemist
  • 1833 Edward Dorr Tracy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1841 Johannes Eugenius Bülow Warming, Mandø, Danish Botanist (plant ecology, environment-organism interactions)
  • 1844 Mehmed V Reshad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18)
  • 1845 Edward Douglass White, 9th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1921)
  • 1852 Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912)
  • 1854 Jokichi Takamine, Takaoka Toyama, Japanese-American Biochemist who isolated adrenalin (epinephrine), which causes the body to respond to emergencies, the first pure hormone isolated from natural sources
  • 1857 Michail V Alekseyev, Imperial Russian general and WW I Chief of Staff (d. 1918)
  • 1861 Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian/archaeologist
  • 1870 John Motley Morehead III, American Chemist (commercial production of calcium carbide, important for welding)
  • 1872 Wilfred Trotter, Coleford Gloucestershire, English surgeon who was a pioneer in neurosurgery, popularized the concept of herd instinct, and was an authority in cancers of the head and neck
  • 1876 Stephen Peter Alencastre, Roman Catholic prelate (d. 1940)
  • 1877 Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Chilean president. (d. 1960)
  • 1879 Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canada, Arctic explorer/ethnologist
  • 1884 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch author (Me Own Way)
  • 1887 Samuil Marshak, Russian writer, translator and children's poet (d. 1964)
  • 1889 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
  • 1890 Eustaquio van Lieshout, Dutch priest (d. 1943)

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1894 William George Barker, Canadian flying ace (Victoria Cross recipient), born in Dauphin, Manitoba (d. 1930)

First World War Flying Ace William George Barker
First World War Flying Ace
William George Barker
  • 1896 Gustaf Tenggren, Swedish illustrator (d. 1970)
  • 1897 Frederick Russell, Bridport Dorset, English Marine Biologist who studied plankton life history and linked their depth in the seas to light availability helping explain long-term changes in the ecosystem
  • 1899 Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (d. 1986)
  • 1900 Adolf Dassler, founder of Adidas (d. 1978)

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1901 Andre Malraux, [Berger], novelist/art historian (La Condition Humaine), born in Paris, France

Novelist André Malraux
Novelist
André Malraux
  • 1901 Leopold III, [Filip von Saksen-Coburg], King of the Belgians (from 1934, abdicated 1951), d. 1983
  • 1903 Walker Evans, US, photographer (Fortune Magazine)
  • 1905 Lois Mailou Jones, US painter (Peasants on Parade)
  • 1905 William Donald Campbell, diarist/ornithologist
  • 1909 James "Scotty" Barrett Reston, Clydebank Scotld, journalist (NY Times)
  • 1912 Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)
  • 1918 Russell B Long, (Sen-D-LA, 1948-86)
  • 1918 Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (d. 2007)
  • 1919 Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic book author (d. 1995)
  • 1920 Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian writer (d. 1993)
  • 1922 Earl of Lonsdale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1923 Tomás Cardinal Ó Fiaich, Northern Irish clergyman (d. 1990)
  • 1925 Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)
  • 1926 Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • 1928 Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (d. 1989)
  • 1930 Philip M Crane, (Rep-R-IL, 1969- )
  • 1930 William H Dana, pilot (X-15)
  • 1930 D. James Kennedy, American theologian (d. 2007)
  • 1931 Yon Hyong-muk, North Korean politician (d. 2005)
  • 1932 Thomas J Manton, (Rep-D-NY, 1985- )
  • 1933 Louis W Sullivan, US Sec of Health & Human Services (1989- )
  • 1933 Michael Dukakis, Governor of Massachusetts (1975-79 and 1983-91) and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee, born in Brookline, Massachusetts

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1933 Amartya Sen, Indian economist and Nobel Prize laureate (welfare economics and social choice theory), born in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

Economist/Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Amartya Sen
  • 1934 Hans Janmaat, Dutch MP (CD)/(fascist)
  • 1937 Lynn Woolsey, (Rep-D-California)
  • 1938 Pupi Avati, Bologna Italy, director (Festival, Bix, Impiegati)
  • 1938 Martin Dunwoody, British mathematician
  • 1939 Terrence McNally, playwright (Bad Habits), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • 1947 Mazie Hirono, American politician
  • 1949 Anna Wintour, English-American editor
  • 1950 Joe Queenan, American writer
  • 1950 Massimo Mongai, Italian writer
  • 1950 James Rothman, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate (2013) for work on vesicle vesicle trafficking, born in Haverhill Massachusetts
  • 1951 Ed Murawinski, American cartoonist, New York Daily News
  • 1952 Felix R de Rooy, Curacaos poet/sculptor

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1952 David Ho, Taiwanese-American pioneering HIV/AIDS researcher, born in Taichung, Taiwan

AIDS Researcher David Ho
AIDS Researcher
David Ho
  • 1954 Godzilla, Japanese monster (Godzilla)
  • 1954 Kevin P Chilton, Lt Col USAF/Astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic
  • 1962 Jacqui Smith UK Home Secretary
  • 1966 Joe Hachem, Lebanese-born Australian poker player
  • 1979 Beau McDonald, Australian Rules Footballer
  • 1983 Suzane von Richthofen, Brazilian murderess
  • 1984 Ryo Nishikido, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS (band) and Kanjani8)
  • 1987 Elizabeth A. Smart, American abductee and activist